To honor St. Patrick’s Day, Sandra Gisi offers us Three Irish Creatures Cooler Than Leprechauns “You’ll be seeing a lot of images of tiny bearded men in green coats and…Continue readingCooler Than Leprechauns?
The Greatest Spies In Pop Culture In fiction — as well as the real world — spies are everywhere. At io9, Katharine Trendacosta and Meredith Woerner picked 50 out of…Continue readingWho’s your favorite spy?
Most painters use a brush or palette knife. However, BuzzFeed tells us, artist Iris Scott has mastered the art of finger-painting. Just like a piano player does not play a…Continue readingFinger painting genius
The following story by Linda Grant about culling her library in a move, fills me with superstitious fear. I go to my own shelves and gaze upon them, trail possessive…Continue reading‘I have killed my books’
…and embrace an Old Nemesis: Amazon.com Seattle ranks as the country’s second-most literate big city, behind Washington, D.C., as measured by things like the number of bookstores, library resources, newspaper…Continue readingSeattle bookstores soar…